Cleveland favored by -115 against Cincinnati on Wednesday
Cincinnati Reds vs Cleveland Indians Odds
Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Wednesday as the Reds of Cincinnati swing away against the Indians of Cleveland.
For the Indians, Justin Masterson gets the ball, charged with keeping the Reds hitters off the base paths. He'll face Bronson Arroyo, 3-4 on the year.
Bettors looking to side with the Indians in this one will find them as -115 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 9 at its open earlier today.
This game puts the Indians, most recently No. 11 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Reds, who rate a National League No. 5 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Reds rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.6 hits per game. That compares with Cleveland’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Cleveland has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the National League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.
Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -111 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Cincinnati lost in extra innings against the Indians on Tuesday as Cleveland edged them 3-2 at Progressive Field.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 4-5
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 2-7
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
A few Reds at Indians trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Cincinnati is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland's last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati home to Minnesota, Friday, June 22
Cleveland at Houston, Friday, June 22